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by General_Zhaoyun
Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Online Petition to Remove Ban on Dialect Media (Support by s
Replies: 0
Views: 16954

Online Petition to Remove Ban on Dialect Media (Support by s

Hi all, I'm a language activist trying to revive Hokkien in Singapore, after witnessing a sharp decline in the dialects over the past 30 years. Action is more important than words. I've launched an online petition campaign directed to Prime Minister Lee Hsien loong (Singapore government) to ask him ...
by General_Zhaoyun
Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Question on vocabulary
Replies: 2
Views: 5878

Re: Question on vocabulary

Does somebody know the following two meanings ? 1. 反淺 2. 為著癡心送欺騙 Looks like they are from Taiwanese Hokkien songs? 反淺 “hòan-chhéⁿ” meaning "deep" (literally "against shallow") "為著癡心送欺騙 ui tioh tshi sim sang khi phian" means "cheated out of foolish heart"
by General_Zhaoyun
Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Need some help figuring out
Replies: 1
Views: 4578

Re: Need some help figuring out

Sounds like penang hokkien.

"I should ...speak" ???

I don't know what "noui nu" means..
by General_Zhaoyun
Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Different variants of minnan
Replies: 127
Views: 116963

Re: Pronounciation of 還 - Return

Since nobody seems to want to preserve E-mng which is supposed to be the 'standard', then I have to look at Taiwanese as the standard now, Taipei version and not the Tainan version. I have already told many people here that Minnan is going to be extinct because Minnan has no standard like Mandarin,...

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